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Announcements and Posting

  • The third public meeting for the Draft Subdivision and Land Development Regulations will be: Monday, October 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the University High School Auditorium - 131 Bakers Ridge Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508
  • The BZA will have a meeting on October 16, 2019. This will include two public hearings: A Variance to reduce the front yard setback on for three parcels on Bergamont St; and An Administrative Interpretation regarding sale of firearms within the C-3 zoning district. Please Click Here for the agenda and staff reports.

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PSA: The Public Meetings for the Draft Subdivision and Land Development Regulations have been set.

The County is proposing draft Subdivision and Land Development Regulations which can be found here in PDF form. This draft is a working document released only for public review and comment, as is, and not intended to constitute the final draft adopted by the County Commission nor should it be substituted for any current legislative requirements . 

Along with the proposed subdivision regulations, MCPC staff have created a set of guidelines to help developers, surveyors, and other applicants better understand what is required by the regulations. The draft Subdivsion and Land Development Regulations Guidelines can be found here in PDF form. The prior version can be found here in PDF form. As with the regulations, they are not intended to be the final draft and are provided for informational purposes only. 



The meeting times and dates for the public meetings are on the following days:

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cheat Lake Elementary Cafeteria - 154 Crosby Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508
  • Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Clay-Battelle Highschool Auditorium - 6226 Mason-Dixon Hwy, Blacksville, WV 26521
  •  Monday, October 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the University High School Auditorium - 131 Bakers Ridge Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508

 These meetings will include a short 20-minute presentation on the Draft Ordinance as well as a Q and A session. Written comments may be sent to: Monongalia County Planning Office, 243 High Street, Rm 110, Morgantown, WV 26505.

There is also an FAQ which may help answer some of the questions you may have. For further information beyond the above, please contact the County Planning Office at 304-291-9570 or via email at planning@moncommission.com.


PSA: Morgantown Proposed Annexation to Include Portions of the West Run Planning District.

The City of Morgantown is proposing annexation of approximately 3.8 sq miles. This includes portions of the West Run Planning District.

Staff will update the main page as more information becomes available.

Please see the Draft Morgantown Annexation Plan for more information.


PSA: WV's Region Six Planning and Development Council, which includes Mon Co, has completed the survey on Broadband Needs. They have issued a report on the survey.


Want to Learn More? Have additional questions? MCPC Staff is available for presentations (nights and weekends included) regarding who we are, what we do, and the components of planning in West Virginia and the USA.

Please note the presentation will need to be scheduled at least one week in advance.


If you want to stay up to date on all things MCPC, please like us on our Mon County Planning Commission Facebook Page. The Facebook Page includes updates on future meetings, video posting such as the ongoing "... Of Planning" series (History of Planning, Theories of Planning, and Laws of Planning already up), as well as other items. Check it out!


This is the official website of the Monongalia County Planning Commission and the Monongalia County Planning Office - the primary source of information on land use planning in Monongalia County. You will find information here ranging from land use planning initiatives and regulations to application forms and fee schedules.


We invite visitor's to submit questions, suggestions and comments by sending an email to planning@moncommission.com.


Monongalia County Planning Office
243 High Street, Room 110
Morgantown , WV 26505
Phone: 304-291-9570
Fax: 304-291-9573